Events Guide: November 23-29 | New

Tuesday 23 November

• 32 days until Christmas

• Penticton City Council Budget Proceedings, Penticton Trade and Convention Center or watch live on:, second of two days, start of sessions at 9 a.m. and noon

• The Osoyoos Board meets at 2:00 p.m. to view the meeting tour:

• Okanagan Skaha School District 67, Business Committee meeting, 4 p.m., see online at:

• KIJHL Junior Hockey, Osoyoos Coyotes at Summerland Steam, 7:30 p.m. at Summerland Arena

• Penticton Seniors Drop-In Center, lunch specials for $ 8, 11:30 a.m., crafts, 1 p.m.

• Masterpieces Group Exhibition, new original art by 27 artists from the Lloyd Gallery, Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, 18 Front Street, daily until December 2

• Currently at the Penticton Art Gallery: “Under 500 Exhibition & Sale,” featuring hundreds of works of art created by artists from across the province for $ 500 or less, runs through January 8th.

• Light Up the Arts, an annual art and gift sale, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm at the George Ryga Arts & Cultural Center in Summerland.

• Great anecdote at Slackwater Brewing, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

• Firehall Trivia Night, 7:00 p.m. at Oliver’s Firehall Brewery, Free, Funny, and Free, with hosts Ryan and Veronica, maximum four per team, book:

• Penticton Concert Band, under the direction of Dave Brunelle, has resumed rehearsals from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Concordia Lutheran Church, 2800 South Main Street. California

• Brown Bag Luncheon Series at the Penticton Museum and Archives, Our Climate Future with Margaret Holm and Jim Beattie of First Things First, noon to 1 p.m. in the Library Auditorium, per donation: $ 2

• Penticton Seniors’ Center, line dancing, 9 am; partner bridge, 12:45 p.m.

• Electric bike rental available from Pedego, 37 Backstreet Blvd., call 250-809-4786

• Hoodoo Adventures open every day: comfort mountain biking and mountain biking, electric bikes, kayak & canoe, stand-up paddle, climbing room, visit:

• Those aged 55 and over are invited to play pool, billiards and snooker at the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Center at 2965 South Main Street weekdays 9 am to 4 pm. Three pool tables and a pool table are available. Free instruction for beginners, everyone is welcome. Call: 250-493-2111

• Cascades Casino open every day from 10 am to midnight; Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m.

• Currently showing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Clifford the Big Red Dog” (L); “Dune” (PG): “Encanto”, (G): “Eternals” (PG); “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” (PG); “House of Gucci”, (14-A): “King Richard”, (PG); “No time to die” (aka “Bond 25”, PG); “Red Notice” (PG); “Resident Evil: Welcome to Racoon City”, (14A); “Ron was wrong” (G); “Spencer” (G).

Wednesday, November 24

• Topics & Tea lecture series with Julie Fowler, Penticton Art Gallery, at 2:00 p.m., by donation

• Preschool Performers Theater Workshop at Cherry Lane Shopping Center, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., ages 3.5 to 5, places are limited, register at:

• Preschool art classes at the Penticton Art Gallery for ages 2 to 5, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., $ 5 per child, parent or guardian must be present

• Mowvember at Oliver’s Firehall Brewery, 6:00 p.m.

• Karaoke with DJ Skye, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Barley Mill Brew Pub & Sports Bistro

• Preschool Art Class, Penticton Art Gallery, ages 2 to 5, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., $ 5 per child, parent / guardian must be present

• Penticton Seniors’ Center, cribbage, 1 p.m.

• Currently playing at the Oliver Theater: “Ron’s Gone Wrong” (Wednesday-Thursday); “The last duel” (Friday-Sunday). For timetables, visit:

Thursday 25 November

• 10,000 Tonight, please leave non-perishable food donations on your porch or at the end of your driveway and the high school students will come pick them up; or drop off during the day at Princess Margaret or Pen-Hi

• Juno-nominated folk musician Harry Manx performs at Dream Café, doors open 6 p.m., show 8 p.m., for tickets: the, first of three nights

• Percussion Circle at Penticton Elks Lodge, 6:30 p.m., each class costs $ 20

• Penticton Seniors Drop-In Center bingo, noon sale, game 1 to 4 p.m., table tennis, 3:30 p.m.

• Penticton & District Hospice Society Annual General Meeting, Penticton Seniors Drop-In Center, 4 p.m., RSVP to: [email protected]

• Young @ Art, a self-directed program at the Penticton Art Gallery for ages 10 to 16, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., free of charge, all supplies included

Friday November 26

• Black Friday

• KIJHL Junior Hockey, 100 Mile House at Princeton Posse, 7 p.m., Princeton & Area Arena

• Juno-nominated folk musician Harry Manx performs at Dream Café, doors open 6 p.m., show 8 p.m., for tickets: the, second of three nights

• The inaugural Comedy Night for the Arts, a fundraiser for the Summerland Community Arts Council featuring Jordan Strauss and Valina Taskov, 7 p.m. at the George Ryga Arts & Cultural Center, $ 25, purchase online at:

• Jam acoustic session at Penticton Elks Lodge, 6:30 p.m., toll free, call 250-492-2949 for details

• Naramata Slow Community Group presents a European-style holiday market, Robinson Road at 2nd Street, 5 pm-8pm

• an open mic night at the Firehall Brewery, 7:00 p.m., 6077 Main Street in Oliver

• Royal Canadian Legion fish-and-chips, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., karaoke with Candi, 7:30 p.m.

• Penticton Seniors Drop-In Center, open 8-ball pool tournament, 9 am; Tai Chi outdoors, 10:30 a.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, special Friday dinner, $ 10, 5 to 7 p.m.

Saturday November 27

• KIJHL Junior Hockey, North Okanagan at Princeton Posse, 7 pm, Princeton & Area Arena; 100 Mile House at Osoyoos Coyotes, 7:35 p.m., Th Sun Bowl

• The Okanagan School of the Arts presents an exclusive screening of “tick, tick… BOOM! , A musical by Jonathan Larson, the creator of “Rent,” at 10:00 am, Landmark Cinemas, buy tickets online:

• Winter market at the District Wine Village in Oliver, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

• Last Night: Juno-nominated folk musician Harry Manx performs at Dream Café, doors open at 6:00 p.m., show at 8:00 p.m., for tickets: the

• Branch # 40 of the Royal Canadian Legion, meat draw and 50/50, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., music to follow with Gypsy

• Stephen Charles Clarke in concert, performing some of the 100 best acoustic songs of all time, plus original material, 6 p.m. at Firehall Brewery Inc. in Oliver, by donation

• Penticton Elks Lodge, cribbage, 10 a.m., meat draw, 4 p.m., Chinese birthday dinner, 5 p.m., live music to follow with Roland Allen

• South Main Visitor Center, chair yoga, 9 am; chair dance, 10 a.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, hamburgers, from noon to 4 p.m.

• Santa Rec Run, presented by Hoodoo Adventures, 5 p.m., departure and arrival at LocoLanding parking lot, $ 20 per adult, $ 15 for youth or $ 50 per family with 100% of profits for outdoor recreation for youth

• Time Winery presents An Evening With Friends, featuring local musicians Will Schlackl, Aidan Mayes and Ari Neufeld, 6 to 9 p.m., $ 35

Sunday November 28

• 42nd annual OSNS Child and Youth Development Center Telethon Share a Smile, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. online at

• Okanagan Youth Symphony in concert, 2 p.m. at the Cleland Theater

• Craig Meester performs at The Cannery Brewing Co., 5-7 p.m.

• Holiday Market and Meal Series at Phantom Creek Estates Winery in Oliver, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

• BC-SPCA flea market, 1550 Main Street, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, meat draw, 4 p.m.

Monday, November 29

• Sale of Christmas crafts and pastries Elks Lodge, 343, rue Ellis, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• Penticton Seniors Center, Scrabble, 10 am; Computer Drop-in, 1-3, must register the day before

• Okanagan Skaha School District 67 meets at the IMC building at 6:30 p.m., watch the meeting live online:

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